During a single week in August, Jerusalem attacked military installations belonging to Iran and its proxies in Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq. It seems to have struck Iraq again since then. Rejecting the explanation that these strikes are a cynical attempt by Benjamin Netanyahu to rally support in the weeks before an election, as well as the claim that they somehow make the Islamic Republic more combative, Steven A. Cook argues that such effective military operations increase Tehran’s willingness to compromise—perhaps far more than American economic pressure.
Israel’s Military Campaign Makes Iran More, Not Less, Likely to Negotiate with the U.S.
Zionism Isn’t Just about Ensuring Jewish Survival. It’s Also about Jewish Flourishing
Answering the question “Why am I Zionist?” Douglas Feith writes:
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